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Family Mydidae - Mydas Flies


Robber Fly? - Nemomydas Some kind of fly? - Nemomydas melanopogon - female Brown Robber Fly? - Nemomydas pantherinus - female Pseudonomoneura sp.? - Pseudonomoneura hirta - female High elevation Southern Sierra mydid record - Pseudonomoneura hirta - male Male Nemomydas tenuipes from the Presidio - Nemomydas tenuipes - male Topotype images for male from the CAS - Pseudonomoneura tinkhami - male Fly? - Nemomydas pantherinus - female

Mydas Fly - Mydas clavatus Black robber fly? - Mydas clavatus Cool Fly - Mydas ventralis Mydas Fly - Mydas clavatus - Mydas clavatus Midas Fly - Messiasia pertenuis Curated Messiasia pertenuis from the California Academy of Sciences - Messiasia pertenuis - female Mydid - Stratiomydas lividus Mydidae - Mydas clavatus

Opomydas townsendi - female Opomydas townsendi - female Phyllomydas? - Opomydas limbatus - male Mydas fly, but which one? - Heteromydas bicolor Opomydas limbatus on dried vegetation - Opomydas limbatus - male Opomydas limbatus on dried vegetation - Opomydas limbatus - male Opomydas townsendi near Bishop, CA - Opomydas townsendi - male - female Opomydas limbatus? - Opomydas limbatus - male

Rhaphiomydas?? - Rhaphiomidas acton - male Diptera - Rhaphiomidas nigricaudis - male Delhi Sands Flower-loving Fly - Rhaphiomidas terminatus - female large pollinator - Rhaphiomidas aitkeni - male Rhaphiomidas on Eriastrum - Rhaphiomidas - female Another male rhaphio - Rhaphiomidas parkeri - male Another male rhaphio - Rhaphiomidas parkeri - male Hemitergites & Gonostyles - Rhaphiomidas parkeri - male